HOW-TO run a Raspberry Pi 1 from a USB HDD (or why is G0WFV’s site is so sloooooooooow?!)

I recently re-installed my Raspberry Pi after yet another SD card crapped out on me.  Instead of running from SD card though, I installed Raspbian on an external USB hard drive … … on a Raspberry Pi 1 B+! Yes it is possible!  Not in the same way as you would with a Raspberry Pi 3,… Read More HOW-TO run a Raspberry Pi 1 from a USB HDD (or why is G0WFV’s site is so sloooooooooow?!)

That moment when the new guys’ interests reinvigorate yours … (or how I received SSTV from the ISS!)

I may have mentioned somewhere on this blog that I’ve been licensed since I was 18 years old; young for this hobby we call Amateur Radio.  That comes with some pros and some cons … One pro is that after 24 years, I like to think I know what I’m doing (kind of!), one con… Read More That moment when the new guys’ interests reinvigorate yours … (or how I received SSTV from the ISS!)

Update TLE files in Gpredict from more than one location …

UPDATE [17 Feb 16]: See my post More on updating TLE files for Gpredict for a newer version of this script (but do read on so you know what it does!) Gpredict, the free, real-time satellite tracking and orbit prediction software from OZ9AEC is an excellent bit of software for predicting satellite passes if you’re into that sort of thing.  One… Read More Update TLE files in Gpredict from more than one location …